and I'm sorry we've let you down
I hate this kind of post, but I’ve got to do it.
First, the good news, which I hope will make up for the subscription fees you’ve paid, for which you’ve received nothing for the last three months:
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All proceeds from the Defending People substack have since September gone, and will henceforth go, to support the 501(c)(3) First Amendment Funding Organization.
That’s it. There is no bad news of which you were previously unaware. That’s all I have to say about that.
We formed FAFOrg to pay filing fees and printing costs for pro bono free-speech petitions for writ of certiorari. Basically, the cost of following Rule 33.1 is an obstacle to a pro bono lawyer seeking review of an erroneous state-court decision in the Supreme Court; we are removing that obstacle by funding the fight. Now that we have paid to incorporate and to get 501(c)(3) status, we should have…